Cathy Perme, Author
The results are in, and it’s a great read!
Fizz! How to Succeed as an Independent Consultant officially released on Jan. 1, 2019. Early reviews for the book have been very favorable and the book is generating a lot of excitement. (See below.)
Cathy Perme is also the author of Confucius in My Cubicle: Practical Wisdom for the Leader in All of Us, released by Wisdom Editions in 2017.
“Cathy Perme is the consultant’s consultant. I have worked with her and for her in a variety of complex projects over the past 20 years. In Fizz! How to Succeed as an Independent Consultant, she shares her secrets with clear and compelling practices, stories, tip and tools. I wish I had read the book before starting my first consulting company 35 years ago, and am glad to learn new tips from it today.”
Glenda Eoyang, Ph. D.
Executive Director for Human Systems Dynamics Institute
Circle Pines, MN
“Following Cathy’s advice will undoubtedly help the budding consultant leapfrog years of frustrating and stressful trial and error. If you are considering consulting as a vocation, or have already made the leap and are looking for advice you can count on, look no further. After a chapter or two you’ll come to realize what I already know, Cathy truly wants you to become the most successful consultant possible.”
Mark D. Carlson, retired
former Vice Chancellor for HR at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
“Fizz! How to Succeed as an Independent Consultant should be on the must-read list for all independent consultants and business owners. It tackles the most important business questions with the no-nonsense honesty and authenticity that are the hallmarks of Cathy’s brand. Cathy’s chapter on “Selling your Services with Integrity” is worth its weight in gold. I’ve been the beneficiary of Cathy’s counsel and insights for 30 years. Fizz! put’s her wisdom at your fingertips.”
Anne C. Knapp
Corporate Advisor and founding CEO, Northern Rangelands Trading Ltd, Kenya
Past EVP, GMAC-Residential Funding
“I distinctly remember starting my consulting business and pouring through mountains of books and articles while under the pressure of my first marketing efforts, sales outreach, proposals, and client support. I wish I had the clarity and sage advice found in FIZZ when I started! I now interact with hundreds of consultants and they all could benefit from this proven advice.”
Director of Culture & Organization Development with Human Synergistics and Founder of CultureUniversity.com
Fizz! How to Succeed as an Independent Consultant author Cathy Perme also wrote Confucius in My Cubicle: Practical Wisdom for the Leader in All of Us, released by Wisdom Editions in 2017.